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NFIP Training for Floodplain Managers - Harrisburg PA

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Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

800 East Park Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17111

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This training will inform and educate local floodplain managers and those involved in the administration and enforcement of local land use and permitting processes aimed at flood risk reduction and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) compliance, highlighting specific topics critical to effective Program implementation. Zoning officials, code enforcment officers, engineers, and anyone with an interest in learning more about how to practically apply flood risk data and requirements in his/her community, as well as understand the insurance implications of development decisions, should attend.

Training topics include:

  • Introduction to the NFIP and Flood Insurance Reform
  • Accessing and Using Flood Hazard Data
  • Adinistering Floodplain Ordinances
  • Permitting Process
  • Ordinance Enforcement
  • Pre- and Post-Disaster Considerations
  • Changing Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Flood Insurance Reports (FIS)
  • The Community Rating System (CRS) and other Useful Tools and Resources


This Training is being offered by PEMA and PAFPM as part of the PAFPM 2019 Conference. You do not have to attend the conference to register for this training but if you're interested in attending the conference please visit PAFPM's Conference Website for more information.



This training is eligible for 4 CFM Continuing Education Credits!

If you have any questions, please contact Tom Hughes, State Hazard Mitigation Officer at thughes@pa.gov or PAFPM at flood@pafpm.org.

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